Try these recipes for dips and snacks

Fruit Dipping

Combine the applesauce and yogurt in a bowl and mix until well-blended. Pour into a serving bowl and serve with the sliced fruits.


1 cup applesauce
1 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt
Slices of your favorite fruits such as strawberries, apples, bananas, pears, kiwi, pineapple, or grapes.

Fastest Veggie Dip Around

Season the yogurt with the dressing mix or dry herbs. Add just enough for it to taste great! Presto, ready to dip with cut vegetables!


1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
Dry ranch dressing mix or other dry herbs such as basil or garlic.
Your favorite vegetables such as carrot sticks, broccoli, bell peppers, cauliflower, or celery.

Salsa and Corn Cheese Sticks

Wrap the corn tortillas around the cheese sticks. Dip the wraps into the salsa and enjoy!


Corn tortillas
Low-fat mozarella cheese sticks
Salsa (you can buy a jar from the store, or look under “veggies” to find out how to make your own!)

Fruit Freeze
Place yogurt and fruit in a blender container. Cover tightly. Blend until smooth. Pour into paper

cups. Freeze until thick and slushy, about 1 hour. Insert one spoon, handle up, into each cup of frozen fruit mixture. Return to freezer and freeze until solid, at least 2 more hours. To serve, remove from freezer and let sit for about 10 minutes. Peel paper cup off each treat and eat, holding the spoon as a handle.

Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus 3 hours freezing time. Makes 8 servings.


1 8-ounce container non-fat lemon yogurt 2 cups cubed, seedless watermelon
1 basket fresh strawberries, tops removed 1 medium banana, peeled and sliced

8 7-ounce paper cups 8 plastic spoons

Pink Lemonade Yogurt Pops

Mix together and pour into frozen pop containers or paper cups with popsicle sticks. Freeze and eat. Makes 2-3 pops depending on size of container.


1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
4 tablespoons of undiluted pink lemonade

Strawberry Orange Frozen Pops

Combine into blender and blend till smooth or not-so-smooth, depending on preference. Pour into molds and freeze. Makes approximately 24 frozen pops. Serving size 1.


1 quart orange juice
2 cups strawberries fresh or frozen
3 tablespoons sugar (omit if using sweetened strawberries) 1 cup vanilla yogurt

Frozen Fruit Treat
Mix ingredients together. Freeze in small paper cups. Serve partially defrosted.


1 3/4 cup strawberries
1 large can crushed pineapple
5 bananas (cut in cubes)
12 ounces frozen orange juice-concentrate 1 1/2 cup water


Wash grapes or blueberries. Put a toothpick in each one. Place them on a plate and put in the freezer for about 2 hours. Take them out and enjoy.


Bunch of seedless grapes or blueberries Toothpicks

Page last reviewed: January 22, 2013
Page last updated: January 22, 2013
Content source: Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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Ben Singer
Milagros de Mexico Founder and Board Member: Ben earned a Bachelors degree in Biology and Political Science form the University of California, San Diego, an MA in Economics from the American University in Washington, D.C and Management Executive Education from the Harvard Business School. Currently, Ben assist all Team members in various areas such as marketing, product development, lease negotiations, advertising and product sourcing. Prior to MDM, Ben founded Farmacia Remedios and has worked for Western Union Financial Services, Latin America and the U.S. International Trade Administration as a Foreign Service Officer with tours in Mexico City, Guatemala and Venezuela. Ben is fluent in Spanish.


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